by Annie Shalvey   The annual Columbus Day Parade on Federal Hill in Providence kicked off on Sunday. Eyewitness News is a proud sponsor of the event and many members of our team took part in the celebration.   Atwells Avenue isn't just any old parade route. All of the usual suspects were part of this year's celebration – from po...

Dining at Enoteca Umberto on Federal Hill is unlike any other experience you'll have in Rhode Island, short of eating at a friend's home. This intimate place with 18 seats, all hightop stools, offers the best you can imagine for homestyle, rustic and absolutely delicious Italian food. Chef Lia Bellini is truly a magician. She creates meals on two...

This September the officers and members of The Pannese Society of Providence, Rhode Island will visit Mayor Pasquale Ciruolo, Deputy Mayor Amedeo De Cotiis, and members of their administration in Panni, Foggia for an Official Cultural Exchange between the USA and Italy, joining together Sister Cities. For more info visit www.pannese-society.org &n...

The board of directors at the Italo-American Club of Rhode Island will present its Outstanding Achievement Award to Mayor Charles Lombardi and his chief of staff, G. Richard Fossa.   "We are proud to honor them for their Italian heritage and many accomplishments," said the club in a statement. Lombardi and Fossa will be honored by their fell...

By Jenna Pelletier  The independently produced documentary film "Men of the Cloth" will premiere in Rhode Island Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Showcase Cinemas Warwick. Directed by former menswear fashion editor Vicki Vasilopoulos, it presents an intimate look at three Italian master tailors in the twilight of their careers. The film follows Nino...

If there's one type of cuisine that's always mentioned as lacking in the city's dining scene, it's Italian.Paul Diogenes and Ernie Lafrenaye, owners of the recently opened Tuscani Seafood and Grill, are hoping to fill that void with a menu of Italian fare coupled with fried seafood plates, burgers and pizza. "We wanted to do something different in...

The Rhode Island Region, The National Organization of Italian American Women Celebrate the holiday season with the Rhode Island Region and "i Dolci Tradizionali di Natale". Bring your favorite holiday desserts, recipes or both! Enjoy a wine or coffee while sharing your Italian Christmas traditions at the newest Italian caffè in Providence!  ...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! As we are preparing very exciting news for all our ever growing number of friends, here at We the Italians have spent almost all October traveling through the United States, meeting wonderful Italian American communities and presenting in ten diff...

By Alisha A. Pina   Over 12 hours on Saturday and Sunday at his City Hall wake, more than 7,500 people paid their respects to former Mayor Vincent A. Cianci Jr., the man many simply called "Buddy." and the city's longest serving mayor. Cianci, 74, died on Jan. 28. Since 1975, he had held office for 21 years.   It is the first kno...

Federal Hill? What's that? Some members of the Federal Hill Commerce Association think tourists who don't live in Rhode Island might be puzzled at signs pointing to the Hill — and an outsider wouldn't know it's the Italian neighborhood. Therefore, at a meeting this week they explored the idea of re-branding it — as a more enticing name people...